Thursday, 6 June 2019

Canadians’ role in D-Day

From History Extra.

Of the nearly 150,000 Allied troops who landed or parachuted into Normandy on 6 June 1944 as part of Operation Overlord, 14,000 were from Canadian forces. As the 75th anniversary of D-Day is commemorated, Dr. John Maker considers the contribution of Canada’s army, air force and navy to one of the Allies’ most pivotal wartime operations…

More on D-Day from History Extra.

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